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Cost of air conditioning for U.S. troops in MidEast more than NASA budget

The United States spends $20.2 billion annually on air conditioning for troops stationed in Iraq and Afghanistan — more than NASA’s entire budget, NPR reported. In fact, the same amount of money that keeps soldiers cool is the amount the G-8 has committed to helping the fledgling democracies in Tunisia…

Cost of Libya intervention hits $750 million

WASHINGTON — US Defense Secretary Robert Gates said on Thursday the cost of the air war in Libya for the United States is roughly $750 million. “It’s probably at this point somewhere in the ballpark of 750 million dollars,” Gates told US Marines during a visit to the Camp Lejeune…

Cost of Libya war for US at $608 million: Pentagon

WASHINGTON – The cost of the air war in Libya for the US military has reached $608 million, a US defense official said Monday. The cost estimate covers the period from the start of international air strikes in Libya on March 19 to April 4, the official, who spoke on…

BP quarterly profit nears $2 billion despite largest oil spill in history; Cost replacement profit actually rises

British Petroleum, the oil juggernaut responsible for the worst oil spill in history, posted a nearly $2 billion profit for the third quarter, despite the fact it has been dealing with the costs of its massive spill. “The U.K.-based energy giant said net profit for the three months ended Sept.…

Sad milestone: Cost of US wars ‘passes $1 trillion’

The cost of the United States’ wars in Afghanistan and Iraq have cost taxpayers more than one trillion dollars, a Massachusetts nonprofit said Sunday, marking a grim milestone on the eve of the Memorial Day holiday. According to the group, the threshold was crossed Sunday at 10:06 am ET, based…

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